Sir Steve Redgrave

My Olympic Career: Where It All Started

Sir Steven Redgrave | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Sport
Sir Steven Redgrave

Times haven't always been easy. Literally a few months before the Barcelona games in 1994 I found out that I have colitis, which is the inflammation of the intestines. There was doubt over whether I was ever going to be good enough to go to those games, but I bounced back quite quickly once I was diagnosed and was able to compete in the games. Then three years before Sydney - my last games - I came down as a diabetic, which was harder to deal with. When things are going really well you tend to dream big, of the final race and think about crossing the line, standing on the podium and having a medal put round your neck. When things aren't going very well, I bring it down to the here and now...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Jump Fails To Get Off The Ground | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

So what did we learn from the first episode of 'The Jump'? That the world will never run out of 'celebrities' willing to prostrate themselves for s...

Strauss, Redgrave And Pinsent Also Hit The Fairways (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Sport

Theo Walcott was among the non-golfers at the Pro/Am Tournament at Wentworth on Wednesday, as Sergio García found himself at the centre of attention ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Gold A-Hoy! Sir Chris Wins His Sixth | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Sport

Sir Chris Hoy has won his sixth Olympic gold medal at London 2012 to surpass Sir Steve Redgrave as the most successful British Olympian of all time. ...

Jeremy Clarkson's Pay 'More Frustrating Than Premier League Footballers''

PA | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

Five-times Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has criticised Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's earnings. Clarkson, 52, is the top earner ...

Give The Man Some Oxygen, Not A Microphone

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

You've just rowed 2,000 metres, solo, in just over seven minutes, an effort that has left you so physically exhausted that your lactic acid-saturated ...

Britain's Greatest Olympian?

Nickie O'Hara | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Sport
Nickie O'Hara

In case you've been living in a hole for the past few week or don't actually spend your life on social media, you may have noticed that the London 2012 Olympic Games are currently happening.

Wiggins Or Redgrave: Who's The Greatest Olympian?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

He's been congratulated by the prime minister, inspired sideburns across the land and heralded as Britain's greatest Olympic athlete - by Sir Steve Re...

Bookies To Refund £50,000 Of Olympic Cauldron Bets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

Bookmakers have pledged to refund all bets placed on who would light the Olympic cauldron after some of Britain's greatest Olympians teamed up with yo...

A Right Royal Gamble? Queen Now Favourite To Light Cauldron

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK

Bookmakers have made Her Majesty a late favourite to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony for the 2012 London Games. A spokesman for ...

As a Non-Londoner, These Olympics Don't Excite Me At All

Simon Bajkowski | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport
Simon Bajkowski

There are 10 out-of-London venues for the Olympics according to the official website, and Old Trafford, St. James' Park, and Hampden Park help to sell the idea of a 'British' Games. These are all being used for football though - hardly the iconic Olympic sport and so barely inspiring.

London 2012: Who Should Light The Flame? (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Sport

The world will watch on as one of its greatest cities hosts the Olympic Games' opening ceremony in 11 days' time, but just who will be the fire-starte...

Who's Your Sports Personality Of The Year? LIVE BLOG

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

With all the furore about the lack of female names in the shortlist for 2011 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, at least one name in the Awards list ...